Category Archives: North Carolina

Outer Banks: Pinball at Flippers Arcade, North Carolina

Looking for that classic arcade experience on your vacation to the Outer Banks? While not techinically on the barrier island, Flippers Arcade [6615 Caratoke Hwy, Grandy, North Carolina 27939] is worth traveling the short distance for its excellent collection of … Continue reading

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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, North Carolina

A mystery captured my adolescent mind and I’ll never forget the history lesson about the lost colony of Roanoke. On my visit to the Outer Banks, I stopped by Fort Raleigh National Historic Site which preserves the site of the … Continue reading

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Outer Banks: Orcacoke Island, North Carolina

If you really want to get away from it all in the Outer Banks, head to one of its most remote islands. You can only get to Ocracoke Island by ferry, private boat or plane. +Ocracoke Ferry Getting there really … Continue reading

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Outer Banks: Hatteras Island, North Carolina

One of the things I love about the Outer Banks is that it has more authenticity than other vacation spots. Less t-shirts and fudge, more history and nature. If you’re looking for a quieter more peaceful side of OBX, which … Continue reading

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Outer Banks: Duck Donuts, North Carolina

While the Duck Donuts franchise is ever growing, you can’t forget your roots. The first of its stores was in the Outer Banks town of Duck. Now you can find stores through the Outer Banks, North Carolina, and all over … Continue reading

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Outer Banks: I Got Your Crabs, North Carolina

The Outer Banks is known for its fresh crabs, they’re a must when dining out in the region. I couldn’t have been happier with my choice of the family owned I Got Your Crabs [3809 N Croatan Hwy Kitty Hawk, … Continue reading

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Outer Banks: Jockey Ridge State Park, North Carolina

Did you know the tallest natural sand dunes on the East Coast are located right in Nags Head, Outer Banks at Jockey Ridge State Park [300 W. Carolista Drive Nags Head, NC 27959]? The dunes were formed by strong water … Continue reading

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